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18 Mar 2014 description

1.0 Introduction Climate change is adversely affecting the health of populations around the world, with the greatest impacts in low-income countries (Confalonieri et al., 2007; McMichael et al., 2003a;
WHO, 2002, 2009). Impacts can arise from the following:

05 Jan 2014 description

Editor's Note

I’m pleased to introduce the November 2013 issue of Voices of Darfur, which, like other recent issues of Voices, contains news, features and interviews not only about unique aspects of life in Darfur but also about UNAMID’s ongoing efforts to facilitate lasting peace in the region.

24 Dec 2013 description

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/BUD/2013/01000

0 . MAJOR CHANGES SINCE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE HIP

Modification 1 (17/09/2013)

As funds for this HIP had been completely allocated, an additional amount of EUR 2 000 000 has been added to enable response to valid and urgent funding proposals submitted to DG ECHO under this HIP.

Modification 2 (22/11/2013)

19 Dec 2013 description

Overview

In a new era in its history, Sudan faces an unprecedented opportunity to make and build peace—to create lasting ways to live together and mediate differences. Crafting new pathways for human freedom, relationships between its people and supporting public dialogue where Sudanese can voice their concerns in society and economy come into sight. As the first Sudan Human Development Report shows, peace is much more than just the absence of conflict.

28 Nov 2013 description

1. Who are we?

The over 5,000 local branches of the 35 Red Cross National Societies in the Americas provide support and programming to millions of people living in conditions of high vulnerability and risk. The Americas Zone Office (AZO) of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), supports National Societies to address key humanitarian trends and challenges by working with them to ensure that they are modern, relevant and influential actors in their own countries.

26 Nov 2013 description
infographic Asian Development Bank

An ADB study details the potential costs of climate change in the Pacific – including modeling of future climate over the region, assessments of impacts on natural resources, tourism, and human health, and economic repercussions under various emission scenarios.

14 Nov 2013 description

AMOUNT: EUR 12 500 000

1. CONTEXT

Bangladesh is affected by several humanitarian crises due to, in particular, the consequences of recurrent natural disasters, the influx of refugees from Myanmar and the situation in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.

14 Nov 2013 description
report Oxfam

The Philippines Government response

08 Nov 2013 description

(Pretoria, 08 November 2013): A groundbreaking study into the threats likely to confront southern African communities over the next decade has been released. Titled Humanitarian Trends in Southern Africa: Challenges and Opportunities, the study identifies regional and global factors that may impact the lives and livelihoods of southern Africans and, as importantly, the available capacities to address these challenges.

06 Nov 2013 description
report Adeso

33 year old Rael Mukiri, a mother of four is one of the beneficiaries in the REGAL-IR (Resilience and Economic Growth in Arid Lands – Improving Resilience) partnership with CO2 balance in Game Village in Isiolo. Co2 balance is working with communities on natural resource management by introducing fuel efficient cooking stoves.

05 Nov 2013 description
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Operational Plan

Introduction

The UK Government is determined to help end extreme poverty around the world. We believe that international development is not just the right thing to do, but the smart thing to do. Britain has never stood on the sidelines, and it is in all our interests for countries around the world to be stable and secure, to have educated and healthy populations and to have growing economies. DFID aims to end aid dependency through jobs – building the economies of developing countries so that they can stand on their own feet.